sway

  1. controlling influence
  2. pitching dangerously to one side

sway

(9) command
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Sway

• (n.) A switch or rod used by thatchers to bind their work. • (v. i.) To move or swing from side to side; or backward and forward. • (n.) Rule; dominion; control. • (n.) Preponderance; turn or cast of balance. • (n.) Influence, weight, or authority that inclines to one side; as, the sway of desires. • (v. i.) To cause...
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sway

(from the article `ship`) In maneuvering, a ship experiences yaw (rotation about a vertical axis) and sway (sideways motion). More generally, motions are possible in all six ...
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sway

noun controlling influence
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Sway

[dance] The term sway has a specific meaning in the technique of ballroom dances. Sway describes a dancer`s body position in which the entire body gracefully deflects from the vertical. Entrance to and exit from this position are matters of fine technical detail and differ in various dance figures. Sway may be an element of both stationary ...
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Sway

[video game] Sway is a platform game for the iOS published by Illusion Labs and developed by ReadyFireAim. It was released worldwide on February 23, 2009 via the App Store. ...
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Sway

[village] I took a screen shot while connected to the BBS and playing the game. ...
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Sway

Sway intransitive verb 1. To be drawn to one side by weight or influence; to lean; to incline. « The balance sways on our part.» Bacon. 2. To move or swing from side to side; or backward and forward. 3. To have weight or influence. « The exa...
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Sway

Sway noun 1. The act of swaying; a swaying motion; the swing or sweep of a weapon. « With huge two-handed sway brandished aloft.» Milton. 2. Influence, weight, or authority that inclines to one side; as, the sway of desires. A. Tucker. 3...
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Sway

Sway transitive verb [ imperfect & past participle Swayed ; present participle & verbal noun Swaying .] [ Middle English sweyen , Icelandic sveigja , akin to English swing ; confer Dutch zwaaijen to wield, sw...
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Sway

Generally considered to be an excess of lateral (side to side) body motion in a golf swing
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Sway

see head bob
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Sway

Sideways movement induced in a structural frame by an applied system of forces.
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sway

sway 1. To move or to swing back and forward, as something fixed at one end or resting on a support. 2. To move or to incline to one side or in a particular direction. 3. To fluctuate or to vacillate, as with an opinion. 4. To wield power; to exercise rule. 5. Etymology: 'to go, to glide, to move,' probably from Old Norse sveigja, 'to bend, to sw...
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Sway

The USS Sway was an American Auk Class minesweeper of 890 tons displacement launched in 1942. The USS Sway was powered by diesel engines providing a top speed of 18 knots and carried a complement of 105. She was armed with one 3 inch dual-purpose gun and two 40 mm anti-aircraft guns.
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sway

[n] - controlling influence
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